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For over 30 years the Columbian Trade Union for Food Sinaltrainal has tried to defend against the increasing assaults made by transnational corporations, above all Coca-Cola. The price to pay was 9 murdered Coca-Cola unionists, 12 murdered Nestlè unionists as well as permanent death threats, abduction threats and attempts at intimidation by the ultra-right paramilitary. In 2002 Sinaltrainal initiated the International Campaign against Coca-Cola to bring attention to the persecution. The campaign was picked up and supported by social movements worldwide. It was resumed in September 2007.

Defending human rights in Colombia

short-docu // german  // 5 Min // 12.05.2010  // Hits: 108

please translate the description: 24.04.2010, Berlin - Kundgebung für die 41 Gewerkschafter, die im Jahr 2009 in Kolumbien ermordet wurden. Eine Mitarbeiterin von Kolko spricht über die Schwierigkeiten, denen sich MenschenrechtsverteidigerInnen in Kolumbien gegenüber sehen. Sie...

Team: kanalB on: visions-of-labor.org
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